Langston: baby boy name meaning and popularity


An Old English surname-turned-first-name, meaning "long stone." As in the kind you may find in your washer after your little Langston neglects to empty his pockets of all the bits and pieces he collects.



Famous people named Langston:

Poet Langston Hughes; football players Langston Walker and Langston Moore; basketball player Langston Galloway.

Fun fact:

Langston was originally a surname, but has been used as a first name - at least enough times to land on the popularity list - since 1912.

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